A case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), commonly known as mad cow disease, has been confirmed on a farm in Aberdeenshire.
Crowds flocked to Dornoch Links on Saturday to see a fine display of livestock and enjoy the other attractions at the annual Sutherland County Show.
Farmers and sheep breeders from across Scotland with gather at Lanark Mart later this month for the UK’s biggest show and sale of pedigree Texel sheep.
Farm machinery dealers are enjoying a boost in sales, according to figures from the Agricultural Engineers Association.
Construction of the new members’ pavilion at the Royal Highland Showground is “on time, on budget and on progress”.
It was very nearly a clean sweep for the ladies in the cattle rings at yesterday’s Royal Highland Show with 12 out of 13 championships taken by cows or heifers.
The number of dairy farmers in Scotland has continued to decline in the first six months of the year.
Limousin breeders from across Scotland will gather in the north-east next weekend for the breed’s Scottish Grand Prix competition.
Warm sunshine with a light breeze drew a near record attendance from both town and county yesterday for the 181st Black Isle Show.
A farming couple from near Inverness have transformed an old horse box into a mobile farm shop to sell home-reared beef from their Highland cattle fold.
Highland Cattle breeders descended on Forfar Mart for the East of Scotland Highland Cattle Club’s 25th anniversary show.
Growers had approximately 1.3million tonnes of tatties in storage at the end of March, according to figures from AHDB Potatoes.
Aberdeen-Angus breeders from across Scotland gathered at the Thainstone Centre, Inverurie, for the Black Beauty Bonanza.
Despite somewhat dreich weather for the early morning judging, conditions soon cleared for Lorn Show, which in turn saw spectators out in force for the overall championships taking place on the scenic Tralee Beach location just outside Benderloch.
More than 5,000 of the UK’s finest livestock will compete for rosettes, silverware and sashes at next month’s Royal Highland Show.
For as long as I’ve known my other half (almost 17 years), I’ve been keenly aware that farms and working in agriculture is dangerous.
Limousin breeders from across Scotland will descend on the north-east for the Scottish National Limousin Grand Prix at next year’s Turriff Show.
North-east egg producer Farmlay Eggs has hailed a successful year despite experiencing a 23% drop in profits.
A leading beef and sheep farm near Dundee has been unveiled as the host of next year’s NSA Scotsheep event.
The busy ringside had to hold on until the end of the day to witness the top price at the Lanark Texel ram lamb sale, but it was worth the wait, with Midlock Capaldi soaring to 200,000gns – the second-top price ever paid for a Texel.
After the Second World War the British tractor industry mushroomed to such an extent that many long-established engineering concerns looked into producing their own models. Pete Small looks at one such concern – Turner Manufacturing of Wolverhampton
A crop of Bangor fodder beet has come out top in the Royal Northern Agricultural Society’s inaugural fodder beet growing contest.
A young farmer from the north has been crowned winner of this year’s NFU Mutual and Scotland Food & Drink Inspirational Young Person Award.
Gray Farms Limited is one of two farms in the running for this year’s Royal Northern Agricultural Society (RNAS) good farming practice award.
The cost of rural crime in Scotland was up 62.2% last year to more than £1.57 million, according to NFU Mutual.
All roads will lead to Caithness next month when the Sutherland family of Stainland and Sibmister Farms, near Thurso, will host NSA Scotland’s biennial Highland Sheep event.
Direct farm subsidy support will continue at current levels for 2020, the UK Government has confirmed.
Young farmers from Aberdeenshire and Orkney were crowned cream of the crop at this year’s Royal Highland Show.
Six agriculture trainees have been shortlisted in Lantra Scotland’s Awards for Land-based and Aquaculture Skills (Albas).
Scottish meat processing firm AP Jess bounced back into the black last year.
A new record price for a North Country Cheviot was achieved at United Auctions, Lairg, yesterday, when a ram from Torrish Estate sold for £18,000.
A Fettercairn farm has been crowned cream of the crop in this year’s Royal Northern Agricultural Society (RNAS) growing cereals competition.